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Easy Homemade Vitamin C Powder

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Making your own Vitamin C Powder is super simple and basically FREE!
If you are buying Vitamin C supplements STOP! 

 

Why should you stop buying Vitamin C supplements?
Beacause, currently, most vitamin C supplements you buy are made from genetically modified corn and some filler chemicals that serve as binding and coating ingredients.

Homemade vitamin C has live enzymes that allow the vitamin C to be 100% assimilated into your body.  It has its own natural source of rutin, hesperidin, and bioflavonoids. One rounded teaspoon will supply you with more organic vitamin C complex, rutin, hesperidin, and bioflavonoids than your body needs for the day, regardless of your size.

Your body does not make vitamin C on its own, and it does not store it either, so it is important that you include plenty of fruits and veggies that contain vitamin C in your daily diet. The benefits of vitamin C may include protection against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease, and even skin wrinkling.

 

 

To Make Vitamin C Powder:

* Make sure you use organic orange, grapefruit or lemon peels. You don’t want to consume any chemicals.

 1.  Save all of your (orange, mandarin, grapefruit and/or lemon) peels after you eat the inside of the fruit and cut them into thin strips. Place them on a plate and let them dry at room temperature for a couple of days until dry and crisp. You can also dehydrate the peels with a food dehydrator. To dehydrate the peels in the oven, place them on a baking sheet, set the oven on lowest setting. At about 170F, the peels will dry in 1 – 1 1/2 hours, depending on the thickness of the slices. When dry, remove from the oven and let cool.

 2. Place the strips into your coffee grinder or magic bullet and grind them into a powder.

 3. Mix 1 rounded teaspoon with your morning smoothie. One rounded teaspoon will supply you with more organic vitamin C complex, rutin, hesperidin, and bioflavonoids than your body needs for the day.

 4. Store in an air-tight container in a cool, dark place for up to three months or in the fridge for up to six months.

Other ways to use the powder.

  • Adding to tea. This makes the tea taste great, but the downside to this approach is that heat destroys the enzymes.
    (I recently read that some people add it to room temp water in a shaker cup with a touch of honey and some ice, shake, and it works as a cooled “tea”. I have not yet tried that)
  • Adding to Cereal
  • Mixing with Yogurt

Making Vitamin C Power is super simple and a great for your health.
Do you make your own? How Do you use it?
Moma♥Thrift

 

 

 

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